root password gone and gdm bolixed

Clyde E. Kunkel clydekunkel7734 at
Tue Nov 3 21:30:15 UTC 2009

On 10/31/2009 04:51 PM, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> Rawhide update to 20091030 on Oct 31 and gdm just cycles trying timed
> login and su - password not working (sudo passwd root does work and
> changed root's password to what it was and now su - password working).
> Anyone know which update was the culprit? Or is this a Halloweeen joke?

Replying to self and closing the books on this...pam was the original 
culprit and reverting it worked around the problem.  Today's gdm update 
plus latest pam fixed the original problem.

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